Autor: BLANC ALTEMIR ANTONIO
Fecha edición: 01/05/2015
Año primera edición: 2015
Año última edición: 2015
BRICS potent upsurge Brazil Russia China India and South Afri ca in the last few years and its increasing role in the global arena is confirmed by the fact that its five Member States account for 40 of the world s popula tion and 25 of the GDP having created half the global growth last decade.
Furthermore there are other facts related to the BRICS that require a profound analysis. On the one hand it is important to highlight the continuous connectedness exhibited by the five members of the bloc re garding global issues or international conflicts discussed in international fo rums. On the other hand trade relations between the European Union and the BRICS bloc members provide data certainly spectacular having reached a global trade exchange of over 900 000 million euros in 2013 with a negative balance for the EU of over 200 000 million euros. Therefore this range of strong reasons led us to examine the relations between the European Union and the BRICS.